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Handymax and Supramax are naval architecture terms for a bulk carrier, in a series that is called Definition: Handysize (Gerson Lehrman Group website.

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Propulsion of 46000-50000 dwt Handymax Tanker
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FSA of Bulk Carriers Fore-end Watertight Integrity
INTERCARGO (1998), subdivides Bulk carriers in Handysize, Handymax, Panamax and Capesize according to their deadweight range.
Flood of newbuilding handymaxes to push secondhand prices down
Second-half handymax bulk carrier earnings could 1700 handymax vessels of between.
MARIAC Handymax belt dischargers
Vessel Type. Belt discharger. Shipyard.

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Scorpio Tankers Inc. Announces Second Quarter and Six Months 2011 Financial
P&F Low Pole - FDX, FLY, FMO, GNK, GNT
Six of its vessels operated in vessel pools, such as the Bulkhandling Handymax Pool and the Lauritzen Pool.
Second Quarter Report 2011
The number of newbuilding deliveries in the second quarter of 2011 continued at high levels for Handymax and Panamax with 83 and 73 vessels, respectively. This corresponds to a global bulk fleet growth of roughly 4% in the second quarter of 2011.
Navios Maritime Holdings Inc. (NM) Posts Quarterly Earnings Results, Misses
As of December 31, 2009, Navios Holdings owned 15 Capesize vessels (169000-181000 dwt), 13 Ultra Handymax (50000 to 59000 dwt), four Panamax (75000 to 83000 dwt), and one Product Handysize (10000 to 30000 dwt) tanker vessels.
Navios Maritime Holdings: Strong Underlying Value Play
Navios Maritime directly owns a fleet of 14 Ultra Handymax (7.5 avg age), 2 Panamax- (10 yr avg age), and 11 Capesize (1.5 yr age age) vessels.

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Handymax - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Handymax and Supramax are naval architecture terms for a bulk carrier, in a series that is called Handysize class.
Ship sizes - from 'Handymax' to 'ULCC' - Overview - International
Handymax: A dry bulk carrier between 60000 and 40000 dwt. Handymax Avarage Size. Length Overall: Breadth: Draft: Grain Intake: Speed: 191.
Navios Maritime Holdings Inc. - Handymax
Navios operates the largest international fleet of very modern ultra handymax vessels, either owned or under long-term charter.
Handymax or Supramax is a naval architecture term for a bulk carrier, typically between 35000 and 60000 deadweight tonnage (DWT).

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